New Location

AHEC staff is currently working from our new location on Highland Avenue, with teacher and community programs being hosted on-site. We are currently taking limited group tours and will be open by appointment to the general public soon. For more information, contact us at or 205.795.4176.

LIVINGSTON: Holocaust and Human Behavior / Facing History & Ourselves


Wednesday, November 15, 2017
8:00 am – 3:00 pm (registration 7:30 am)
University of West Alabama
Young Hall Cafeteria (Private Dining Room)
Astrid Street/Tiger Stadium Drive





WORKSHOP REGISTRATION FORM (Editable PDF, Must open in Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Deadline for Registration:  Monday, November 6, 2017


In today’s world, questions of how to best build and maintain democratic societies that are pluralistic, open, and resilient to violence are more relevant than ever.

In this one-day workshop presented by Facing History and Ourselves, teachers will:

  • Learn current scholarship on the history of the Holocaust and new research on human behavior, group dynamics, and bias
  • Increase their ability to facilitate respectful classroom discussions on difficult issues such as racism, antisemitism, and other forms of exclusion in a way that invites personal reflection and critical analysis
  • Learn a new way of structuring curriculum to help students connect history to their own lives and the choices they make
  • Engage with classroom-ready multimedia resources and learn how to build a customized unit to meet curriculum objectives
  • Discover new teaching strategies that help students interrogate text, think critically, and discuss controversial issues respectfully


  • Open to teachers in grades 6-12
  • FREE to all teachers
    (the $25 registration fee will be refunded upon attendance)
  • Facilitated by Facing History and Ourselves


  • Six (6) hours of credit upon completion of the workshop
  • Funding of up to $80 per day to reimburse for substitute teachers
  • Light breakfast and lunch